Companies
MiTek specialises in the manufacturing and sales of all types of metal fasteners for timber, e.g. galvanised steel connector plates for the prefabricated timber roof truss industry.
location_on Midrand, Gauteng
Saint-Gobain Gyproc SA (Pty) Ltd: Manufacturer and marketer of gypsum-based plasters, ceiling systems and interior walling systems for the residential; commercial markets.
location_on Centurion, Gauteng
SAWPA is an industry association which promotes the use of treated timber and treated timber products.
location_on Isando, Gauteng
Elematic
Hollow-core precast concrete slabs
Elematic SA manufacturers three different types of hollow core concrete slabs.
location_on Johannesburg, Gauteng
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today20 Jan 2014
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Growing SA's steel construction industry

Paolo Trinchero, who recently took over from Dr Hennie de Clercq as CEO of the Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC), would like to see the southern African steel construction industry grow by at least by 5% per year for the next 10 years. “This will require improving relationships with our African counterparts and being proactive in looking for opportunities in the relevant existing and emerging sectors in South Africa and the sub-Saharan region,” he says.
today9 Sep 2011

Import duties in South Africa on fabricated structural steel

The Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) reports that there seems to be some confusion in the market about import duties payable on fabricated structural steel. Clarifying the matter SAISC industry development director Kobus de Beer says that in terms of Tariff Heading HS7308 ‘Structures and parts of structures’, all types of fabricated  structural steel are subject to 15% import duty.
today5 Dec 2011

Steel Awards 2011 – all the winners

The overall winner and the winning projects in each of the different categories of Steel Awards 2011 reflect the outstanding quality of the steel construction industry in all its diversity. Dr Hennie de Clercq, executive director of the Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC), said at the awards ceremony, “We congratulate the winners and, at the same time, emphasise the exceptional quality of all the entries, which augurs so well for the future of our industry.”  The Steel Awards, hosted by the SAISC, with the Aveng Group as the main sponsor, were staged simultaneously in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town on 15th September 2011.
today24 Jun 2013

Importing of fabricated structural steel significantly impacts South African economy

“The large quantities of fabricated structural steel coming into South Africa from countries such as China, Saudi Arabia, India, Turkey, Thailand and elsewhere, continue to have a significant impact on the South African economy”, says Kobus de Beer, the Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC)industry development director.
today25 Apr 2016

An expanding SAISC up for the challenge

Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) CEO, Paolo Trinchero, says that even though the steel construction industry is currently under significant pressure, the SAISC is certainly not pessimistic about the future. “On the contrary,” Trinchero says. “Our view is that when the ‘going gets tough the tough get going’ and, to this end, in order to consolidate the efforts of industry associations and to optimise their effectiveness, we have both created new associations and absorbed others.